Health & Wellness

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To encourage wellness, staff are encouraged to divide into teams and walk for wellness. Each team gets a T-shirt and records its distance walking around an indoor track. At the end of the week the...

We identified a Food Allergen Advisory Team composed of 10 managers, chefs, cooks and our dietitian. The whole team will complete the Great Gluten-Free Kitchens training program designed and offered...

To help me keep track of the new meal regulations, I color code my menus. So for all the vegetable sub groups that we have to meet, I track those through color on my menus. For example, an orange...

It’s an important step to filter your water in all food-related areas of your operation. Every kitchen should have filtered water for soups, stock, coffee, fountain systems, ice water, fine...

We partnered with a local mobile farmers’ market that comes on site once a week and brings fresh produce, meats, dairy items, prepared goods and baked goods from local farms and businesses...

We do a presentation with the staff, including the chef and dietitian. We offer a three-course meal centered around all the aspects of whole life wellness. We offer a balanced meal, diet tips,...

Our healthy eating program, Choose Wisely, was developed to give customers an opportunity to make healthy choices. Each month, we identify one healthy item as a wise choice. If an employee chooses...

The USDA requires we post signage showing the choices and food groups. All materials available were using MyPlate. We replaced the plate with a photo of our tray. We focused on “Build Your...

I wanted to show—not just tell—people how healthy our school meals are. So I started my own personal weight-loss journey. I eat school breakfast and lunch every day and I use...

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